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To: gdani
Well, sure - if you ignore the imprisoning of political opponents, the corruption & looting of the government, fradulent elections, closing down media he disagrees with & nationalizing private businesses then Putin is a real hoot.

Which basically places Putin closer to Obama, on the ideological scale. Heck, if it wasn't for the homo-thing, they'd be practically identical. Consider this: Obama is pro-homo for cynical and opportunistic political reasons, and Putin is anti-homo for the same reason. If Obama was anti-homo, and Putin wanted to "stick" it to the U.S., he'd be wearing eyeshadow and lavender pumps.

13 posted on 09/13/2013 8:10:52 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy
Which basically places Putin closer to Obama, on the ideological scale. Heck, if it wasn't for the homo-thing, they'd be practically identical.

Careful there. You don't want to pop FR's love affair balloon with the communist dictator.

18 posted on 09/13/2013 8:14:15 AM PDT by gdani
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